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This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.

This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.

Stanford Medicine researchers discovered that short-term memories are stored in “distributed” neural patterns in the brain.

Stanford Medicine researchers discovered that short-term memories are stored in “distributed” neural patterns in the brain.

Newer anti-seizure drugs have a good safety profile for the baby when used in pregnancy and breastfeeding, according to a Stanford-led study.

Newer anti-seizure drugs have a good safety profile for the baby when used in pregnancy and breastfeeding, according to a Stanford-led study.

Stanford bioengineer, neuroscientist and psychiatrist Karl Deisseroth has written a new book -- and it’s not a ‘science book.’

Stanford bioengineer, neuroscientist and psychiatrist Karl Deisseroth has written a new book -- and it’s not a ‘science book.’

The medical community has long seen the value of music in wellness, but our appreciation is growing because of its close link to mental and physical health.

The medical community has long seen the value of music in wellness, but our appreciation is growing because of its close link to mental and physical health.

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Stanford researchers have created a molecular probe designed to map how the brain works by tagging, recording and controlling functions of individual cells.

Stanford researchers have created a molecular probe designed to map how the brain works by tagging, recording and controlling functions of individual cells.

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Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.

Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.

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Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.

Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.

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Stanford researchers have shown how to create wireless brain-computer interfaces that could enable amputees to operate thought-controlled prostheses.

Stanford researchers have shown how to create wireless brain-computer interfaces that could enable amputees to operate thought-controlled prostheses.

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Stanford postdoc Brielle Ferguson helped to organize a project called 'Black in Neuro Week' to amplify Black scientists in neuroscience.

Stanford postdoc Brielle Ferguson helped to organize a project called 'Black in Neuro Week' to amplify Black scientists in neuroscience.

Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.

Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.